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Build Max for Live devices using Ableton Live’s API / On-demand

Level: Intermediate In this series of workshops you will explore concepts and techniques associated with Ableton Live’s API and the Live Object Model (LOM). The LOM provides a detailed level of control of Live via M4L and it can be used to underpin unique and novel M4L devices. These workshops aim to expand your knowledge and use of the Live API and the LOM within the M4L development environment, which can be leveraged by M4L developers to enhance... Read More

Generative Audio Looping in Max & Max For Live – LIVE Session

Level: Beginner +  Brian Eno used arranged tape loops for composition in the 1970 Discreet Music and Music For Airports. This M4L device takes those ideas and uses them for a simple but effective loop playback device. In this workshop you’ll learn how to work with audio file playback objects like buffer~ & groove~ along with send & receive concepts and sub-patches. By the end of this session a successful student will be able to: Build... Read More

Racks, Variations and Creative Processing in Live 11 – On demand

Level: Intermediate Ableton Live users Live 11 offers a wide range of creative effects and updates that can help create unique sounds. In this intermediate level workshop you will learn how to build your own unique Drum Rack using random foley sounds, apply processing, get creative with Macro Variations and also explore some of Live 11’s new creative effects. This workshop aims to provide you with creative strategies to take your ideas to the next... Read More

Going further with cheat codes 2: A sample playground for norns – On demand

Level: Beginner Cheat codes 2 is a sample playground built for monome norns to explore live and pre-recorded audio. It extends traditional slicing and looping workflows to create playful music-making experiences with exciting results. This workshop will help uncover extended techniques for working with the script, including external controllers, creating dynamic soundscapes with the delay, recording patterns, remixing with the arpeggiator, and incorporating... Read More

Abstract Performance in Ableton and Max For Live – On demand

Level: Intermediate Ableton and Cycling 74’s Max For Live offer a vast playground of opportunities to create unique and rich electronic music performances. In this workshop you will create a performance instrument. This workshop aims to provide you with suitable skills to begin exploring improvised performance in Ableton Live and Max For Live. Session Learning Outcomes By the end of this session a successful student will be able to: Discuss various... Read More

Abstract Composition in Ableton and Max For Live – On demand

Level: Intermediate Ableton and Cycling 74’s Max For Live offer a vast playground of programming opportunities to create unique compositions and rich sound designs. In this workshop you will create musical and sonic ideas using abstract techniques of composition. This workshop aims to provide you with suitable skills to begin exploring generative composition and complex sound design. Session Learning Outcomes By the end of this session a successful... Read More

Getting Started with Max For Live – On demand

Difficulty level: Beginner In this series of workshops you will explore the Max For Live (M4L) ecosystem, empowering you to utilise them in your own music. Following these workshops you’ll be able build your own devices in the Max For Live environment! Ableton Live Suite is a powerful and creative DAW. Max For Live extends the vast range of creative opportunities that Live offers, allowing you to add third party devices or to create your own unique... Read More